Procedures For Going Private

Law360, New York (November 2, 2011, 4:02 PM EDT) -- Recent market sentiment toward China-based companies publicly traded in the United States has led to increased interest among such companies to go private. Many of these companies are U.S.-incorporated companies that accessed U.S. equity markets through reverse takeovers (RTOs). Others are foreign private issuers that accessed U.S. equity markets through the traditional initial public offering process.

Taking companies private involves cashing out all or a substantial portion of a company’s public shares so that the company becomes eligible to delist and deregister its shares under the...
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